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Using Bamboo Blinds To Decorate Your Home

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Bamboo blinds are excellent and classy way to decorate your home. In
oriental culture bamboo has been always used at homes as partitions,
window blinds to allow cool breeze to come in. bamboo blinds or bamboo
shades provides a relaxed and cool look to any room. It adds to the
ethnic ambience and charm of your interiors and definitely environment
friendly.

The distinctive grass weaves; the natural colors and fine bamboo
selection used in the manufacture of finest bamboo bli...


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bamboo, home remodeling, decoration, gardening, plants


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Bamboo blinds are excellent and classy way to decorate your home. In
oriental culture bamboo has been always used at homes as partitions,
window blinds to allow cool breeze to come in. bamboo blinds or bamboo
shades provides a relaxed and cool look to any room. It adds to the
ethnic ambience and charm of your interiors and definitely environment
friendly.

The distinctive grass weaves; the natural colors and fine bamboo
selection used in the manufacture of finest bamboo blinds gives an
elegant and inviting look. In tropical countries in Asia like India and
Indonesia, in olden times people used roughly cut bamboo woven together
which could be rolled up and down using thick ropes. This was essential
to keep the scorching sun out and the torrential rains during the monsoon
period.

Bamboo is extensive used in building houses, fences, bridges, utensils,
paper, toys, musical instruments –bamboo flutes, furniture and floors. In
interior decorations, bamboo has been used for centuries to accent houses
and gardens. The Chinese believed that bamboo brings long life, and in
India, it is a mark of friendship. Japanese used it around their places
of worship to ward off evil spirits.

Today this traditional art form of bamboo blinds have evolved into a
classy style statement that has its own elegant look as well as
functionality and exceptional reliability. Now bamboo and bamboo based
products are a great rage in the Western world. Different varieties of
bamboo blinds, shades and floors have found their way into some of the
blue chip companies and sprawling villas worldwide.

Bamboo blinds are catching up as the latest trend and fashion in hard
window treatments. They add that eco-friendly flavor and special touch to
home décor. This versatile natural product can compliment the interior
furniture, which incidentally could be made in bamboo too. Bamboo blinds
in their stained or varnished to embellish their natural look are more
preferred than artificially colored bamboo blinds.

Bamboo blinds are relatively easy to clean and maintain. Just dust them
regularly with a clean cloth and use wood polish or just plain soap and
water when necessary. The cost depends on the quality, the brand and the
shop from where you buy. Typically a bamboo blind of 27 x 64 inches in a
walnut stain or other stain of your choice without varnish may cost
upwards of $60. If you plan to buy some unique or unusual stains then it
may cost more.

The natural appearance of bamboo blinds and shades are retained with the
grain and color irregularities visibly enhancing the natural look.
Depending on the shade you choose, it can change the décor of your room
to exotic, rustic or even casual in appearance! Whatever the style bamboo
blinds seems to be growing in popularity and people are slowly opening
their eyes to this all new natural beauty and elegance of bamboo!

				
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